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How Pasta Got Its Name and a Place in Italian Culture

“Pasta” is a term used to describe traditional Italian noodles, which have become a staple in kitchens and on dinner tables all over the world.

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Don't Eat in Public, and Other Rules of Social Etiquette in Japan

No matter where you go in the world, you’re likely to be tripped up by social etiquette: how to use chopsticks, whether or not to smile, if small talk is common or if people get right to the point.